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post #796 of 2854
inlove.gif great job. looks so good
post #797 of 2854
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Originally Posted by b1os View Post

The first time I succeeded in anything close to "latte art". shog[1].gif No real shape, but the frothed milk broke through the crema.. I guess you guys know what I'm talking about. Ignore the 2-3 bigger bubbles please!

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 Latte art is tough.  You have to get the perfect milk froth to get a perfect design.  Try pouring less quickly, and wiggle your hand faster.

post #798 of 2854
I spent the better part of an afternoon trying to do that.

My first few came out like this:
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But after several attempts and a helping hand, I managed this:
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My teacher was slightly more talented:
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I gave up around the time I realized that I never usee milk with my coffee...
post #799 of 2854
Wow those are really really good. Better than most I've seen at cafes. I too am not a fan of coffee with milk especially cappuccinos. At most a cortado. But I appreciate the care and skill that goes into latte art
post #800 of 2854
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Originally Posted by Rambo View Post

Another thing I've noticed with the Aeropress - does anyone get water filtering through while its supposed to be steeping? My latest batch from Whole Foods, a medium ethopian, is filtering out about 1/3 of the way before I can even do anything about it.

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post #801 of 2854

Edible coffee cup.

 

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lefty

post #802 of 2854
Literally next-level latte art:

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From http://en.ilovecoffee.jp/posts/view/21
post #803 of 2854

Don't have time to go through 800 posts, but I just bought an aeropress for a camping trip and thought I'd give it a whirl first. Per their instructions it makes an absolute shit cup of coffee. So where to turn?

 

This?

 

 

lefty

post #804 of 2854
Not really, A Y. Just drawn. tongue.gif
post #805 of 2854
what exactly did you do? my coffee usually turns out quite well
post #806 of 2854

Their instructions: two scoops ground med-fine into tube with enough water to hit the marked "2". Stir for 10 sec. Press for 20-30.

 

My feeling is finer grind, more water, longer steeping time. Going for an americano.

 

lefty

post #807 of 2854
what was wrong with it?
post #808 of 2854

Black water - weak and tepid. Used the same bean in the morning with a press and it was great.

 

Kinda wished I had just grabbed a cheap press for my trip. 

 

lefty

post #809 of 2854
Ignore the instructions that come with the Aeropress --- they're terrible. Try some out on http://worldaeropresschampionship.wordpress.com/recipes/ or just watch this video (full recipe at the end of the video):
post #810 of 2854

Just read the blog post and watched the video. Honestly, I'm not sure what the hubbub is about this thing. 

 

Think I'll send it back tomorrow and pick up a cheap press.   

 

Thanks.

 

lefty

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